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RedSeal Networks’ Dr. Mike Lloyd Recognized as CTO of the Year

RedSeal Networks, the end-to-end provider of network visibility and analytics to prevent cyber attacks, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Dr. Mike Lloyd as “CTO of the Year” in their 10th Annual Global Excellence award program.

Dr. Lloyd’s vision drives the continuing success of RedSeal Networks, delivering security automation, unprecedented visibility, and efficient control of complex network defenses. Lloyd focuses on finding the ideal balance of people with machines – helping organizations deal with increasingly complex defensive challenges at a time when experienced personnel remain in short supply.

Research shows that the majority of real-world breaches stem from relatively simple, well-known, old issues that “hide in plain sight,” lost in the ocean of the shifting details of modern infrastructure. The main challenge is not some wave of super-sophisticated novel attacks. These events attract attention, but are actually rare. Most real breaches are easily prevented in hindsight – the problem, of course, is to apply foresight. This concept has informed Dr. Lloyd’s work over 3 decades in network management, optimization, control, and security. The key challenge is to divide the work between machines and human beings. Machines with the right software are tireless and efficient, but do not know how to innovate or get creative. They can exhaustively track down interactions and effects that humans miss, and free humans to focus on what they do best, such as setting strategy and policy.

Dr. Lloyd’s writing on topics such as the ideal “Security War Room,” challenges in Big Data for Security Analytics, BYOD, and Risk Management have driven industry-wide discussions about automation, how to secure rapidly evolving infrastructure, and even implications for legal and insurance accountability.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security.

About RedSeal Networks

Visibility brings control. Control enables prevention. Without visibility into your end-to-end network security architecture, you’re vulnerable to attacks. If you can’t see it, you can’t secure it. RedSeal’s automated intelligence gives you the power to understand your network, identify security gaps and prevent cyber attacks. It lets you prioritize vulnerabilities and fix your most critical security gaps - before hackers can find them. RedSeal Networks, the leading provider of network infrastructure security management, is the only end-to-end solution that provides the network visibility and analytics you need to prevent cyber attacks from the inside out. For more information, visit RedSeal at

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